Spring is officially here! Along with the shifting, warmer weather and blossoming trees and bushes (hello, allergies!), spring feels like a time of change, growth and prosperity. Spring is a time when many of us are excited to clean out our closets, get rid of old clutter and cobwebs in the home, and start some… Read more »
Posts Tagged: flossing
Preventing Tooth Decay
Did you know, teeth have a protective outer layer called enamel? It’s true! Tooth enamel is harder than your natural bones and protects your tooth much like a football helmet. However, despite the strength of your tooth enamel, it does need proper care and protection from foods or drinks with high acids or sugars because… Read more »
Advantages of Water Flossers
Many of our patients want to take care of their teeth and brush regularly, but find it difficult to habitually floss their teeth. In recent years, certain water flossers, in particular the Waterpik® brand of water flossers, have caught up to regular floss in their cleaning efficiency and far surpassed them in convenience. Waterpik® Water… Read more »
Happy and Healthy Halloween!
It’s Halloween time! This time of year is always bustling about with fall colors and activities, costumes and scary decorations. But with all of the candy that comes on Halloween night, you have to take extra care to protect your family’s teeth from the cavities the candy can cause. Here are tips you can use… Read more »
Don’t Floss Your Teeth . . . Really?
By now, many of you have likely read the article making rounds across the Internet, stating that flossing doesn’t really have any medical evidence to back up its efficacy. Well, we are happy to tell you that our entire team is confident in standing up and saying this article did give us pause, especially when… Read more »
What You Should Know About Periodontal Disease
Periodontal disease, also commonly known as gum disease, can have a serious impact on your oral health. In short, periodontal disease is an inflammation of the gum tissue that is caused bacteria, plaque and tartar. Bacteria in your mouth can feed on food particles and sugar from beverages and other sweet foods. These deposits form… Read more »